All-Star 2011: Saturday's schedule

February, 19, 2011
Getty ImagesDoc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, and Rajon Rondo pose for All-Star snapshots.
LOS ANGELES -- As part of their media obligations on Friday, Celtics players and coach Doc Rivers posed for yearbook-like snapshots. Things get a little more interesting today as the All-Stars will don their uniforms for the first time for another photo session before their lone practice of the weekend. Here's a rundown on the All-Star schedule for Saturday (all times EST).

1:45-3 p.m. -- Eastern and Western Conference joint practice
3-3:30 p.m. -- Media availability with All-Stars
5 p.m. -- NBA Development League All-Star game
7 p.m. -- David Stern's NBA state of the union address
8 p.m. -- NBA All-Star Saturday Night (including 3-point and slam dunk contests)

After Saturday's practice, Celtics captain Paul Pierce and some of his teammates will travel to his old stomping grounds at Inglewood High School for an All-Star Health & Fitness Festival. Writing on his blog at, Pierce noted, "With the All Star break being in my hometown of LA and all, I thought this would be a special chance for me to get back to my roots and show appreciation for where I grew up and to all the people that contributed so much to my success."

Chris Forsberg

Celtics reporter,



You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


Baseball Tonight

Buster Olney talks to Marc Topkin about the Rays' plans with David Price. Plus, Jayson Stark on Price and the rest of the trade market as the trading deadline looms over MLB.

Tom Brady, Patriots

Patriots QB Tom Brady talks about donating to The V Foundation for Cancer Research and more.

Joe Buck, MLB

FOX's Joe Buck discusses his memories of Derek Jeter, Jeter's final season, the rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox and the rosters for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.

Brian Windhorst, NBA

ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst weighs in on the Heat's reaction to LeBron James' departure, James' mindset regarding free agency, whether the Cavaliers should pursue Kevin Love and more.


Jeff Green
16.9 1.7 0.7 34.2
ReboundsJ. Sullinger 8.1
AssistsR. Rondo 9.8
StealsR. Rondo 1.3
BlocksB. Bass 0.9